Houston Drops San Diego 1-0 - Match Report
San Diego was unable to break through against the Houston pitching staff, losing 1-0 on Wednesday at Minute Maid Park.
Bettors who backed the Astros were rewarded as -110 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Lucas Harrell earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 9 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 4, and allowing 6 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Matt Downs in the win.
San Diego's starting pitcher Clayton Richard worked 7 innings, giving up 2 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Yonder Alonso in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored San Diego as they had 6 hits, while Houston only had 2.